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accepted Any benefit to low dose radiation?
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comment Any benefit to low dose radiation?
Thanks everyone for your input so far, I'll keep investigating and looking at the links you have provided.
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comment Any benefit to low dose radiation?
journals.lww.com/health-physics/Abstract/1982/12000/…
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comment Any benefit to low dose radiation?
@Chris, the book on radiation biology I was reading said that animals exposed low doses animals were observed to have a decrease in mortality compared to those exposed with no radiation. The book is quite old so I'm not sure what recent studies suggest. The books said the cause of this phenomenon was unknown and controversial, but stated some scientists hypothesized low dose radiation could prevent some diseases occurring.
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comment Is excessive hydration a risk factor for cancer in humans?
@Chris, I don't mean any strict definition of "over-hydration". If a human is dehydrated, the intracellar water volume will decrease, and if a human has renal impairment leading to anuria, it is likely intracellular water volume will increase. So by overhydration I simply mean more intracellular water than otherwise, that may result from increased water intake, or decreased water excretion.
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comment Do larger multicellular organisms have an increased risk of mutation and thus cancer?
Would the OPs logic apply in the case of organisms from the same species? For example would larger humans have a higher risk of cancer than smaller ones?
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comment To what extent is Ebola airborne? (aerosols)
Nice answer but I think "spreaded" isn't a word and should be just "spread".
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comment Physiology of benign eye twitching?
Could the down-voter please comment on how the question can be improved?
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asked Physiology of benign eye twitching?
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accepted Hypovolemia and orthostatic hypertension